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Advantages of Insulated Warehouse Doors

February 9, 2021

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Are you considering insulated warehouse doors for your business? Don’t let the fear of higher pricing stop you from considering this option. Depending on your business, the initial cost may pay for itself in less than a year with lower utility costs, guaranteed maintenance-free cycles, faster opening and closing times, and employee productivity. 

Read on to learn more about the advantages that insulated warehouse doors provide to your team, your operations, and your business as a whole.

Energy Efficiency & Savings

An insulated warehouse door is the most energy-efficient door solution for your business. Not only will the extra insulation help maintain an ideal temperature, but most insulated warehouse doors come with high speed options.  Maintaining ideal temperatures requires more than just insulation; it also requires doors that open and close quickly without risking workplace injuries. At Door Systems, we work with world-class manufacturers to offer the very best products. 

Does your warehouse have a dock? Don’t forget to ask about dock seals. While it’s not possible to have zero energy waste for freezers or refrigerated warehouses, accessories can go a long way toward reducing your energy bills and safeguarding your product. 

The result? A more cost-effective approach to heating and energy for your business and a greatly reduced carbon footprint for your facility.

Better working conditions

As well as reducing the amount of energy and money you need to expend on powering your warehouse, an insulated door will provide you with better control over the conditions within. We've already touched on how this can help you keep materials and stored items at the optimum temperature and climatic conditions, but there is more to it than this.

It is your team that helps your business perform at its best. These team members work hard for your organization, and you want to show how much this effort is appreciated by upper management. There are many ways to achieve this, of course, but one of the most important is to provide good-quality working conditions for your staff.

Warehouses are not known as being the coziest of buildings, particularly during extreme winter months when temperatures begin to plummet and at the peak of summer when temperatures are soaring. Insulated doors are an effective way to achieve good working conditions for staff members in the warehouse and keep morale up when the weather is less than ideal.

Additional security

The extra layer that is built into the insulated door's construction is great for adding another level of security. A robust warehouse door is already built and installed with security in mind. It will also have undergone testing and assessment to make sure it meets industry standards.

However, an insulated, galvanized steel warehouse door goes the extra mile, pushing security levels way beyond the industry-recommended base level.

This is great news for all business owners, especially those who house high-value items and materials in their warehouses. Insurance companies may also take insulated doors into account when it comes to deciding on coverage levels and monthly premiums.

Better operation, even under increased wind load

A warehouse door is effectively a large, flat surface, similar to the walls of your warehouse structure. However, the difference between your warehouse walls and your warehouse door is that the door needs to be operational. In other words, it needs to be able to open and close, making it a point of weakness within your structure.

Insulated warehouse doors reduce this weakness with their additional tensile strength. Even when heavy weather conditions increase the wind load on your warehouse doors, the galvanized, stainless steel construction will keep them functioning as they should and reduce disruption to your business.

Improved productivity

The above advantages combine to take a load off your mind and off your plate as you run your business. Your teams have the right environment in which to work, and your stock is protected from theft and shrinkage. Also, your operational costs are greatly reduced.

This has a knock-on effect on your business, helping you to achieve more with your company. You'll be able to grow your operational capacity, with a strong foundation of effective infrastructure at your facility.

Working with expert installers and providers achieves peace of mind

Choosing a high-performance roll up door provides your business with a lot of advantages. You don't need to worry about your doors anymore, and you can get on with running your business in the right way. You can also avoid the lengthy and expensive periods of downtime that come with breakdowns and subsequent repairs.

But, by choosing the right team to supply and install your insulated warehouse door, you are connecting your business with even more benefits. You'll be working with a highly qualified team who can complete the installation and set-up of your door in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. You'll also benefit from long-term support and assistance, providing you with the confidence you need to carry out your operations in the right way.

Learn more about how insulated warehouse doors can help your business

For assistance in selecting the perfect insulated warehouse door for your business, our friendly staff and service technicians are here to answer your questions. Call us at 1-800-THE-DOOR, request a quote online, or view our full inventory of insulated garage doors.